Social Stigma associated with COVID-19

Dr. Sneha Sharma The outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is stressful, confusing, and fearful for the people. It is leading to social stigma towards certain people. As defined by WHO, ‚ÄúSocial stigma in the context of health is the negative association between a person or group of people who share certain characteristics and a specific disease.Continue reading “Social Stigma associated with COVID-19”


While the world is applauding their efforts, not everyone understands the challenges entailed by frontline health care workers. These frontline workers are the ones who are directly involved with the diagnosis, treatment and care of those with COVID-19. These individuals are at risk of extreme psychological stress as a result of the uncertainty over theContinue reading “MENTAL HEALTH CARE FOR THE FRONTLINERS”

Mental Health of Caregivers of COVID-19 positive patients

Dr. Sanchari Mukhopadhyay We’re facing a new reality now. It’s the reality of a global crisis which has affected and is affecting thousands of lives. In this unforeseen and unexpected situation, stress and anxiety of the people are absolutely understandable. Medical experts all over the globe are trying to formulate a comprehensive management for thisContinue reading “Mental Health of Caregivers of COVID-19 positive patients”

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